I’m going to give you some advice I wish someone had given me
when starting out, about making your first few sales online.
Here’s why you should go after the money first: Most people
focus on all the wrong things when they’re getting started.
When they start running out of money, they panic and a few
months later, they usually just quit the whole business.
For example, a friend of mine started an online business.
He started writing on his blog every day, but one day
I noticed it had been a few months since I had seen his blog,
so I asked him what happened.
Without fully realizing it, he was spending all his time
creating a fancy logo. He was getting all the latest plug-ins.
He was busy, so it felt like he was getting something done.
A week went by, then a month went by, and after three months
he had not made a single dollar. After a while of continuing
to have nothing coming in, while you’re spending all this time
doing all of these things, that really starts to almost
You know, a lot of people they go through this same
exact situation. After half a year they’ve spent all this
time doing all of this stuff they thought would bring them
money, but no cash is actually showed up in their bank account.
Let’s assume right now that you’re at Point A and
just getting started.
Your next goal—Point B—is you’re having an online business
or any business that’s bringing you cash flow.
If you want to get from point A to point B in the shortest
amount of time possible, with the least resistance, you want
to go there with a straight line. But most people get
distracted. They are zig-zagging, taking a very long path,
and wasting time.
You’ve got your offer—whatever offer it is you’re promoting.
Let’s say you’re a MOBE affiliate and you’re promoting MOBE,
or let’s say you’re an affiliate for another company you found
on ClickBank or wherever it is.
You have a very simple goal, the straight line, which is
to get people to click that link and be exposed to the offer
to actually see the offer. People click the link, they watch
the offer, they watch the sales presentation,
and a small percentage of them will buy. When they do,
you get a commission.
So that would be my advice to anyone who’s starting out.
Just pick that shortest line from point A to point B,
find the offer, and focus on getting people to that offer.
Place Online Ads
You’re only goal in life at this point—is to get traffic
landing on your offer page, and buying whatever
Focus all your efforts to get people in front of the offer.
If you are targeting the right people—the people actually
interested in whatever product or services being sold—then
a few of them will click your ad and go to your offer
If you have enough people in front of the offer, then
a small percentage of them will buy. And even if it’s only
one or two percent… you can still make millions.
I mean, I’ve made hundreds of millions of dollars on those
kind of “low” numbers. Less than one-or-two percent of
people who see my advertising are actually buying.
But I still make very good money on those low percentages.
If you’ve got the right mindset, and you’re ready to start
making cash online, the secret is pretty simple:
Start by placing ads online.
When you enough people clicking your ads, and they’re
the right people, a small percentage of them will buy—
and you will start getting paid.
Stick with just ONE marketing method
Here’s a tip that will help you avoid the trap most
people fall right into…
Don’t waste your time trying to learn ten different marketing
methods of getting traffic.
Most people starting out will fall into this trap of trying
all kinds of “traffic sources.” They try one traffic method.
It doesn’t immediately work because they’re still very new
at it, and then maybe they get an email from some guru telling
them about this new secret traffic source.
They buy that product, and now they’re on to learning the next
traffic method. They constantly jump from one to the next,
and they never truly master one traffic method or become
proficient in it. And again, that causes no money to show up.
To summarize, if I were starting all over again from scratch
and wanted to start making money quickly online, I would do
the following four-things:
1. Avoid distractions — Don’t get caught up in designing a logo
or getting all the latest plug-ins. Just stick with promoting
2. Get from point A-to-B — Remember the quickest way from point
A to point B is a straight line. Your goal is to get people
to click that Ad link and to actually see the offer.
3. Set up Paid Ads to drive traffic to your offer page,
and a small percentage of people will buy your offer.
That’s how you get paid.
4. Stick with ONE marketing method — I would just focus on
Facebook marketing at first.
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